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Jul 19, 2011 8:00pm EDT
to africa now, news corporation chairman and ceo rupert murdoch testifies before a parliamentary committee on the british phone hackings camel. he strained by his son, james who heads the news international his u.k. operation and rebecca brooks, a former chief executive of news international. the british media committee is chaired by john whittingdale. >> it was prepared on that basis and we would like the opportunity to make that statement. the committee discussed the earlier. we do have a lot of questions and we hope it will come out during the course of questioning. if that is not the case he can make a statement. can we not have that, please? >> the statement in writing -- >> thank you mr. chairman could we please [inaudible] >> [inaudible conversations] >> we will begin. good afternoon, everybody. this is a special meeting on the select committee. this is a follow-up to the inquiry which the committee held in 2009 on the privacy and level during which we took evidence on the extent of the phone hacking which had taken place. in our report last year we stated we thought it wa
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 8:30pm EDT
-hacking scandal with rupert murdoch and his son james. along with former news international executive rebeckah brooks. they testify at a british parliamentary committee about allegations on phone-hacking and police bribery at the british tabloid. that is live at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span3 >> now bbc "newsnight"'s coverage of aldations of -- allegations at rupert murdoch's british tabloid, "news of the world". this is almost an hour. >> tonight scotland yard in turmoil. another resignation of the top. police biggest casualty of the phone-hacking scandal. assistant commissioner john yates follow his boss's example quits more in anger than in sorrow. >> there continues to be a huge amount of inaccurate, ill-informed and on occasion down right malicious gossip being published about me personally. >> another bizarre twist tonight. sean hoare the initial "news of the world" whistle blower is found dead. david cameron cuts short of visit to africa. >> i'm determined to get to the bottom of it. >> tonight we examine the damage he is suffering and the state of the met. then we'll talk about that comm
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2011 8:00pm EDT
that the title is now toxic? to pave the way for a new sunday paper? questiont murdoch's -- that remains before david cameron. about his relationship with its former director of communications. we understand will be arrested tomorrow. in a moment, i will be speaking with our next guest. >> this is a storm that has engulfed politicians, papers, and the police. after an extraordinary day, it is not clear how far the damage will go. for david cameron, this is already the most difficult crisis of his premiership. he has few cards to play. he can do little more than wait and see what happens. he is to see is director of communications as kind of a lucky charm. even when he was forced to resign in january of this year, david cameron refused to cut the man list. >> he resigned from "news of the world." he has been punished twice for the same offense. i choose to judge him by the work he has done for me, for the government, and for the country. he has run the office in a professional and good way. if you compare that with the days of alistair campbell and all that nonsense, he has done an excellent job
CSPAN
Jul 27, 2011 8:00pm EDT
in the u.k. panelists examine ruppert murdoch's media holdings and the relationship between politicians, police and newspapers. this 90 minute program is hosted by the london based outline club. >> he's one mysterious friend. unfortunately, we often do  be seven times near. but i imagine you're a troublesome.  am  tied up with three schools. bush seems to be assuming a new guys that hasn't taken his case  you to adjudicate. >> not exactly. >> now, tell. t do they dare. i mean, at least he didn't hack whatever else you did. he's just like us. we can't really discuss because somehow we've gone below the state agency. aughter] well, i'm going to ask each of our panelists to address themselves to the most immediat question, which is transparent, given that treece mirror has ven today's policies. when you're on deck, could you haggle too long? >> a long time ago, you can rememb
CSPAN
Jul 20, 2011 8:00pm EDT
day after rupert murdoch testified on phone hacking allegations by his company news international, british prime minister david cameron addressed members in the house of commons. he spent most of his time talking about his decision to andyand the colson -- highere colson as his communications chief. he was recently arrested for phone hacking and bribery. >> order. order. i have a short statement to make. i was very concerned at the incident in a culture, media, and sport hearing yesterday. it is wholly an acceptable for a member of the public's to treat and to be able to treat a witness in this way. it is all the more regrettable that such an incident should happen at a time when, particularly over the last few days, the worst of this house and its committees have enhanced the reputation of parliament. i have immediately set in hand an expert investigation into what took place, the reasons for the security failure, and -- order -- these lessons to be learned. this investigation will be entirely independent of the house authorities. statements -- the prime minister. >> thank you, m
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2011 8:00pm EDT
in the relationship to accuse my friend, the business secretary, of being too critical of murdoch even as late as last december? >> to be fair to my honorable friend, the issue of information commissioners reports, particularly the two reports he mentioned, it really is a rebuke not just to the last government, frankly to the last opposition as well that we did not make more of those reports. they did include some very important detail about what was going wrong in terms of data handling, data theft, and the rest of it. why were they ignored? what are we going to do about it now? >> jack straw? >> thank you, mr. speaker. i commend the appointment of lord justice as the justice secretary will confirm is a man of the highest intelligence and integrity. and somebody that i think is extremely well equipped to take on the job. only a few of the future regulations of the press. may i urge the prime minister not to fall into the trap which i think someone in the press is setting to assert that any degree of statutory regulation is bound to lead to self-regulation. given the express newspapers have withdrawn
CSPAN
Jul 22, 2011 8:00pm EDT
at standing up to murdoch -- can i ask him does he regret that the previous government held a slumber party for elizabeth murdock and rebecca that she was then at checkers. >> mr. speaker i make no apology for setting up the record of our government in our relationship with news international, and i hope members on the other side will ask their leader to set out what happened in the relationship with the parties and is international. >> she designed to decrease and is the news international chief and was arrested as the head of the metropolitan police resigned. media tycoon rupert murdoch and his son, james, appeared before the culture committee. >> what happened at the news of the world was wrong. wheat and i apologize profusely and unreservedly for that and my father has as well. this is -- these are very serious matters, and we are trying to establish the fact is any new allegations as they come up. we are working closely with the police to find out who is -- where the wrongdoing was and to hold people accountable. >> do you think it is possible at all the newspaper would not have known
CSPAN
Jul 15, 2011 6:30pm EDT
was that social media is about accountability. the reason why ultimately group -- rupert murdoch will withdraw his bid for british sky broadcasting, is because the last three leaders of major parties urged him to do so. they did not urge him to do so because they suddenly had an epiphany about news corp.. it was because of the pressure they are getting from social media and citizens everywhere. all that happened so fast. everything is accelerated in the brave new world of media. this is really why i am so excited about the fact that social media, new media is all about engagement. patch is really about hyper local. we are now in 100 the towns across america -- 150 towns in america. we launched a citizen journalism initiative last week. within 48 hours we had 600 people signed up to be citizen journalists, bringing the news to all of you, bringing the local voices into the national dialogue, which is one of the things we are so excited about, being able to have a total of over 1300 professional journalist working with us, while at the same time being a platform that provides a distribution channel
CSPAN
Jul 11, 2011 8:00pm EDT
phone tapping allegations by rupert murdoch's news corp. the companies news of the world newspaper shut down last weekend over the controversy after 168 years of being in business. on tomorrow's "washington journal," we will continue our conversation on the debt and federal deficit. then, bill miller of the u.s. chamber of commerce on debt ceiling talks, jobs, and that the economy. after that, george washington university law professor michael a bramah weeks -- michael abramowicz. "washington journal," each morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern, here on c-span. later, house secretary kathleen sebelius testifies about the medical payments advisory board. the commission would make recommendations on how to bring down medicare costs. live coverage from the house budget committee at 10:00 a.m. eastern. [applause] >> the u.s. chamber of commerce held a summit on the u.s. economy and jobs. >> welcome to the chamber. i would like to extend my appreciation to stand and the campaign for free enterprise for organizing this event today and to all of the chamber staff members who have been working on it for
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2011 8:00pm EDT
murdoch. this is a little less than three hours. go >> people can move in and find available seats. thank you. you have your officials near you. if has been alleged that the phone hacking committee has misled this committee. would it be possible to clarify for us what procedures are for investigating such allegations? >> thank you for giving me notice of the point of order. witnesses who gave evidence or mislead the committee who will be considered guilty. if they consider it serious enough to the content of the house, they will reported to the house. the house requires them to explain him or herself. the house may punish him or her for contempt. thank you. you were not on our list of people today that i -- but iphones you on sunday, and you agree to come in next -- but i called you on sunday, and you agree to come in next week. >> allow me to make a short opening statement. >> yes. >> thank you. i am very grateful for the opportunity to appear before you again on these matters, but i know from reading and listening to the media that concerns have been voiced about the interview i gave to
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